Definitions for LATCHlætʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. latch, door latch(noun)

    spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key

  2. latch(verb)

    catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove

  3. latch(verb)

    fasten with a latch

    "latch the door"


  1. latch(Noun)

    A fastening for a door that has a bar that fits into a notch or slot, and is lifted by a lever or string from either side.

  2. latch(Noun)

    A flip-flop electronic circuit

  3. latch(Noun)

    A latching.

  4. latch(Noun)

    A crossbow.

  5. latch(Verb)

    To close or lock as if with a latch

  6. Origin: latche, from lacchen, from læccan, from lak(w)janan, from (s)lag-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Latch(verb)

    to smear; to anoint

  2. Latch(noun)

    that which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare

  3. Latch(noun)

    a movable piece which holds anything in place by entering a notch or cavity; specifically, the catch which holds a door or gate when closed, though it be not bolted

  4. Latch(noun)

    a latching

  5. Latch(noun)

    a crossbow

  6. Latch(noun)

    to catch so as to hold

  7. Latch(noun)

    to catch or fasten by means of a latch

  8. Origin: [OE. lacchen. See Latch. n.]

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